Social Media/Video Production Internship

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Description

Since its founding in 1999, Link TV has been providing a unique perspective on international news, current events, and diverse cultures, presenting issues not often covered in the US media. Through our national network and websites (LinkTV.org, ViewChange.org, and News.LinkTV.org), we connect American viewers with people at the heart of breaking events, organizations in the forefront of social change and the cultures of an increasingly global community.

Link TV is operated by KCETLink, the national independent public transmedia organization formed by the December 2012 merger between the Los Angeles-based public television station KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501c(3) organization, KCETLink content is distributed nationally via satellite on DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network channel 9410, in Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as via various digital delivery systems.

For information about KCETLink productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules, and community events, please visit KCET.org or LinkTV.org.

Responsibilities

Interns will be playing a supportive role for our weekly show called "LinkAsia" (http://www.linktv.org/linkasia.) They will help out our video/web teams throughout the week. Their principle duties include translating imported contents from various languages to English, logging news daily, and finding hot topics for our blogs or broadcast shows. They may be asked to help our editor with outputting finalized video clips into various formats and also to help us on occasional video shoots.

Requirements

- Bilingual in Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Hindi, or Urdu.
- Basic understanding/interests in Asian news, culture and history.
- Familiarity with Social Media fools such as Twitter and Facebook.
- Basic interests in seeking out interesting news from all over Asia and write a brief summery about those reports for our blog and newsletter.
- Basic understanding/interests in learning video production a plus.
- Basic video editing skills a plus. (FCP7 Suites)
- At least 3 months commitment. (We prefer 6 months commitment)

This is not a paid-position. Every interns will need to be earning college credit for our internship program. They will have their name in the credit of our show and will get to establish a connection to working media experts in the Bay area

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